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More on the rumored Panasonic GH5s camera for low light performance

Some additional information on the rumored Panasonic GH5s camera I reported yesterday (thanks to everyone who sent me tips): As I already mentioned, the new camera will be designed for low light performance similar to the Sony A7SII The camera will have fewer megapixels and bigger pixels pitch compared to the 20.3MP Panasonic GH5 and it may […]

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Panasonic develops organic CMOS sensor with global shutter that uses organic photoconductive film developed by Fuji

Panasonic published some information on their organic CMOS sensor with global shutter that uses organic photoconductive film developed by Fuji:

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Panasonic will have 8k video sensor by 2018

Panasonic will resume the development of sensors capable of recording 8k video and wants to bring this technologies to consumer level cameras. The company halted their 8k development back in 2011, but now they are investing over $80 million in the next generation 8k image sensor that should be ready by 2018 (previous plans were for 2020).

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Panasonic announced a new 16.4MP CMOS sensor for FourThirds cameras

Panasonic announced a new 16.4MP CMOS image sensor (MN34230PL) for FourThirds cameras: “Panasonic’s νMaicovicon® image sensor delivers stunning images with high resolution pictures and rich colors at a touch of a button. Taking D-SLR camera technology to a higher level with exceptional quality and capturing scenes from any season, anywhere in the world.” Key features […]

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Fujifilm and Panasonic jointly develop an organic CMOS image sensor

Fujifilm and Panasonic jointly develop an organic CMOS image sensor technology using organic photoelectric conversion layer Offers Industry’s highest* dynamic range and sensitivity for vivid and texture-rich images FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Shigehiro Nakajima) and Panasonic Corporation (President: Kazuhiro Tsuga) have developed organic CMOS image sensor technology that uses an organic photoelectric conversion layer with a […]

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Panasonic to double sensor’s sensitivity with unique “micro color splitters”

Panasonic Japan announced today that they have developed the technology for producing highly sensitive image sensors by using unique “micro color splitters”. Read the attached press release for more details: Left image: conventional method using a color filer, right image: Developed method using a micro color splitter.

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Panasonic also files patent for an organic sensor

Similar to Fujifilm, Panasonic also filed a patent 2011-258729 in Japan for an organic sensor that can change the thickness of the organic film by changing the wavelength. Here is a machine generated translation of the patent description taken from the Japanese Patent Office:

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